India in New Zealand T20I Series - 1st T20I

New Zealand v India

New Zealand won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

3.2

O'Brien to RG Sharma, 1 leg bye, good ball, short of a length, on middle and leg, Rohit doesn't connect as he looks to work it to the off, batsmen hare through for a leg bye

3.6

O'Brien to RG Sharma, no run, back of a length on off this time, Rohit gets on the backfoot and taps it towards the bowler, no run

India 40/2   RG Sharma 0* (2b)

4.3

Southee to RG Sharma, no run, length ball on off, Rohit mistimes his drive towards extra cover, he's yet to get off the mark

4.4

Southee to RG Sharma, no run, goes for a booming drive, doesn't make contact and it goes through to the keeper

4.5

Southee to RG Sharma, 1 run, gets his first run with a punch to mid-off, Vettori return hits Southee rather painfully on the knee

India 42/2   RG Sharma 1* (5b)

5.1

Butler to RG Sharma, SIX, Rohit gets his first six, a nonchalant flick off his pads, that brings up India's fifty, this really is a tiny ground

5.2

Butler to RG Sharma, OUT, Rohit's gone, tries to play across the line, gets a leading edge which balloons in the air, Brendon McCullum calls for the catch, he has plenty of time to position himself to take a comfortable catch near gully

RG Sharma c †BB McCullum b Butler 7 (9m 7b 0x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

India 54/3   RG Sharma 7 (7b 1x6)
Series Results
New Zealand v India at Wellington - Feb 27, 2009
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
New Zealand v India at Christchurch - Feb 25, 2009
New Zealand won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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Photos

Feb 25, 2009

Jacob Oram has a chat with Suresh Raina after hitting the winning runs, New Zealand v India, 1st Twenty20 international, Christchurch, February 25, 2009

Jacob Oram has a chat with Suresh Raina after hitting the winning runs

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Feb 25, 2009

There was support for India at the AMI Stadium, New Zealand v India, 1st Twenty20 international, Christchurch, February 25, 2009

There was support for India at the AMI Stadium

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